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[desserts of fruit
I —
Two Recipes That Afford an Agra*
1 able Change After the Family
Has Become Heartily Sick
of “Sauce.*’
I —
Often at this time of tbe year the
^housewife has etill a few Jars of pre
served fruit on hand. She and her
family are heartily tick of “sauce"
Try this plan of making two delicious
desserts from one quart Jar of peaches.
Preserved strawberries, cherries. e»e.,
are equally good to use. Separate the
peaches from the juice.
Recipe No. 1—Rub tbe peaches to a
pulp through a sieve. Add a half cup
ful of sugar If tbe fruit is not very
sweet Whip a pint of cream stiff.
Mix well with the peach pulp and
turn into two one-pound empty bak
lr*S powder cans. Cover with oiled
aper (the paper from cracker boxes
Is food to use) and presa cover on
tightly. Bury the cans In finely
chopped Ice and rock salt (equal por
lions) for two hours. ThU serves
seven or eight people.
Don t think because you are not
need to making the Ice cream that
you cannot make thia dessert. It Is
very simple. For a froien whipped
cream dessert a freexer Is not neces
sary. Any two quart kettle will hold
the Ice and salt. Personally I always
use one of the kettles from my tire
less cooker. I place several folds of
newspaper directly Inside the kettle
to till up st-acs so that I won’t need
to use much Ice and salt. When
packed I put tbe kettle away In tbe
fireless cooker ■ant 11 time to servs.
Recipe No. 2—You will have about
two cupfuls of fruit sirup from your
Jar of peaches. Soak one and a hair
pounds powdered gelatin In a half
cupful of cold sirup for five minutes
Bring tbe rest of the strap to a botu
sweeten If uecessary and pour ovei
the gelatin, stirring It until dissolved
6et in cool place to harden.
The peach gelatin may be served
with whipped cream. Or before the
gelatin hardens, you may whip Into
It the stiffly beaten white of an egg
and make a thin custard from the
yolk to serve as a sauce around the
Never turn griddle cakes a second
tffjie, as It makes them heavy. Serve
'Jbem the same side up as when taken
from the griddle.
Potatoes that are peeled an houl
before needed and allowed to aland
In cold t****>r et on to cook will
. never turu uaia suer boiling.
!lf the left ovec .breakfast cereal Is
carefully molded \iWo a bowl or square
pan that is first wet with cold water
It may be sliced and fried as an ac
ceptable luncheon dish.
To teat drinking water put one tea
spoonful of granulated sugar In a
pint of the water you want to teat
Cork tightly, place on the kitchen
mantel shelf. If pure the water will
remain clear. If not It will cloud
densely and ought to be analyzed.
When a cake of soap is worn near
1v thin enough to break, stick It to
the new cake by putting both in quite
warm water, then press firmly togeth
er. When cold it will be one solid
eake. This docs away with small
pieces of soap and there Is no waste.
A bit of reliable coloring placed In
the water in which a tub frock In
washed will restore Its color and may
be used with safety If It Is properly
rinsed and dried. This applies only
to snch gowns as are not trimmed with
White or other colored trimmings.

Lemon 8ponge
Put Into a pint of cold water on*
balf ounce of leaf gelatin, the thinly
pared rind of two.lentous and one-ball
pound of loaf sugar; set over the fire
tilt the sugar Is dissolved, then let
■Immer without cooking for ten min
ntea. or a little more; strain into s
basin and add the Juice of the lent
ons; leave It lb cooj and as It begins
to set whisk >n the whites of thres
eggs, previously whipped to a very
•tiff froth; whisk all together lightly
till spongy, then turn on to a glass
dish and serve or mold first and tLeo
unmold and serve.
Pear Jam.
Core out. but do not peel, aoms
good, ripe pears, slice them, crush
them well tn a bowl and wring the
pulp through very strong tnuslln. For
every pound of this pulp add one-half
pound of sugar, previously boiled to
a thick syrup. Cook it very slowly
on the stove until reduced to about
twothlrds Its original quantity It
should, when ready be of the const*
teney of honey. Pour In Jars, let coo:
and teal.
Ok Tail a La Tartar*.
• Three ox tails cut In pieces thres
Inches long, to this add one quart d
stock, a bouquet of sweet herbs, sail
•nd pepper Let the ox tails simmei
two hours In this, then take up. drain
and cool. When cold, dip in beater
egg. roll In flue cracker crumbs, thet
fry a golden color in hot lard, row
tartsre sauce on the middle of a coM
dish, arrange ox tails on this and gar
•tab with parsley.
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Are Ripe
"Hello. Bob! I'm glad I met you."
■aid Downer. "1 meant to call you
up as soon ss I got to tbs office to
day. We have two crates of cherrlM
tbst were shipped to ua rrom my
home place, and as we've put up
enough to last ua two yMra—for. of
courae, wa shwa't have any cherries
next year—I thought you and your
i wife might like a crate. If you would,
you're more than welcome to It"
Kimball gave his friend a weary,
frightened look "Prank." he Mid,
"If you value my friendship don't t
speak of cherries to me. and if you
value your life don't send any char
ries up to my bouse."
"You seem to be peevish on the
subject of cherries." Mid bis friend
"What* the answer?"
*T feel as if 1 bad been burled In
cherries for a week, and I am sure
another shipment would put me past
resurrection," said Kimball.
' "Then you don't care for cherries," ;
said Downer in an Injured tone.
"On the contrary. I do, decidedly;
or at least 1 did; but 1 have bad too
much of a good thing.
“In the early part of the week." he
related, "my wife began to buy cber I
ries from every quarter tbst they j
were offered for tale, because they
were so cbeap and she knew we i
would have no cherries next year, be- |
cause of tbe enormous crop this year. I
At least, every one wbo had cherries
to sell told her that a huge crop one j
year meant a frmine for years to
fcome; and I think she felt the ssme
•responsibility that Joseph did whee |
he started in to store up corn enough
to last all Kgypt for seven years.
"At any rate, she Impressed the
whole family Into service stoning
cherries. The work had to be done
by hand, she said, because tbe seeder j
•rushed the fruit so badly Well. I
got Into the habit of rising an hour
earlier each morning to help with tbe
cherries; and 1 would faithfully seed
cherries each night nil a late bed
time Through the day my wife
would ran and preserve and pickle to
her heart's content.
"1 did a good deal of growling oe
eause the fruit was so small, and I
said 1 wouldn't mind the work if tbe
cherries were like those that grew on
my Unde John's place. Those cber
ries, I told my wife, were regular
monsters, as large as plums.
"Then what should come yesterday
morning but two bushel baskets full
of cherries from Uncle John's place
along with a note which said he
hoped we would not let any of them
go to waste, for we probably should
not have any cherries to speak of foi
years to come. Somehow thote cber
ries didn't look nearly so large to m»
ns they used to and I groaned In
wardly, but I promised to hurry horn*
In the evening and help with them
“When I reached home 1 found
Genevieve HI with cramps from eat
Ing too many cherries. Christine had
lo look after her, and my wife and
I got rather a late start on those twe
bushels of cherries. We soon settled
Into absolute silence and stoned cber
ries like automatons
"Once, when my wife's back was
turned, I slipped several handfuls ol
unstoned cherries Into the bowl, * ut
she soon discovered my trick and then
every cherry in that bowl had to be
squeezed and pinched to see 1* It had
a seed in it, for my wife said that
seme one might break a tooth or get
choked or have appendicitis through
my recklessness. My wife has a won
derful devotion to principle and alst
the courage of her convictions.
"After hours of that stupid work
f heard a robin begin to sing. Gianc
Ing out of the window, I saw day
light streaking the cut. I bad itched
cherries all night!
"An awful rebellion rose In my
heart when I remembered that tha;
robin was so happy because he could
eat cherries without stoning them. I
staggered to my feet and started foi
the couch in the library, whereupon
my wife said in a surprised tone
'Why. Robert, you are not going te
quit, are you?*
“My wife has the aoul of a martyr
and absolutely no conception of or
dloary human weakness.
Spiced Raisins.
These are very good served with
cold tongue or sliced ham. Make a
syrup of two pounds of brown sugat
a pint of vinegar and a teaspoon oi
cloves and cinnamon Tie the spice*
In a bag When It boils skim erre
fully and pour over It two pound* of
the finest raisins and simmer th»
whole for an hour, or let them stand
until tbe necond day. and then reheat
syrup, put in raisins ai^d let them
stand where they will keep Just below
tne boiling point, until the raisin’
are plump and tender, then seal up
In glass Jara. Prunes can also b*
need, but must be soaked first
I *
Teaching Mother Arithmetic.
Women are known to be skilled In
' figures tbit Is to My. arithmetic Ag
ues The mother was teaching her
•mall son his first lesson In subtrac
tion. having got him past addition with
a fair degree of success.
"You see. Wlllla," she said, "yo*
©an*t subtract things of different kind*
from each other—apples from potatoes,
for instance."
"8tsier Mary can." Willie asserted,
qrtth masculine confidence la fig
“Oh, no. she cant."
"Yes she can. mamma." Willie la
slsted. "She took one egg from my
plate this morning at breakfast, and I
bad the plate left"—Judge.
Flaws in
a Garden

II was very hot to the garden. Mias
Belinda bad been toiling there since
dawn and now tbe rajrs of tbe noon
day son were beating down upon bar
big straw bat 8b• surveyed her
morning's work with satisfaction and.
putting her hoe away In tbe vine
draped too!house, she palled off her
loose garden glove* and started toward
the inviting coolness of her shady
"Miss Belinda,** hailed a teamster,
•topping Lis horse ou the road outside
the garden, “my wife wants to know If
you'll let us bave acme of them white
roses to put in tne church tonight for
Saiiie Mackim's wedding? Cm going
to the hotel with this load of stuff and
I'll stop for «m when ! come back.
"Very well." answered Miss Belinda,
While she was cutting a great clue
ter of her choicest Frau Karl Druacb
kls' little daughter wandered into tbe
"Mother wants to know If It'a too
late to get some of your little aster
plantar* she raid, leaning over to
smell a red rose.
"It’s not too late. Angle, for me to
give them to you. but It'a rather late
fur transplanting Still, perhaps, you'll
get some fsll bloom from them.**
“And mother says ran we bave some
of those paper caps put over little
plants when you set hem outT**
“Yes. as soon as I finish cutting
these roses I'll take up the asters and
give you the caps. You may pick that
rose Angie. If you wish.**
' Where are all the hollyhocks you
had last summer. Miss Belinda?”
"Oh, they’re down by the barn.
Don’t you think they look pretty
"Kind of—but I liked them better by
tbe stone wall here."
"Well, well." said the teamster, as
Miss Belinda handed him the basket of
roses on his return. 'Them roses ta
real pretty, but it takes a alght of time,
don't It. to keep a garden like yours?
Ain't many people would think it was
worth doing. Your grass needs cut
ting. don't It? 1 never seen it so rank
Miss Belinda did not trouble to ex
plain that she was letting tbe graft
grow for a struggling farmer neighbor
whose own meadows did not yield
enough hay for tbe horses’ needs
She got her trowel and. kneeling
down by her . cediing bed. began care
fully to take up the baby plants and
place them In tin- box which Angie
had brought. While she was thus en
gaged a voting woman came running
In from tbe highway.
"Oh. Miss Belinda” she called,
breathlessly, “Cm so gtad I found you
In the garden, for I'm in on awful hur
17 We've got unexi>ected company for
dinner and 1 want to see if you'll let us
buve something for salad.'*
"Of course, you n ay have all you
want. Mrs. Daly "Just wait here a
minute. Angle, and I'll come back*
As Mrs. Daly turned homeward with
her apron full of lettuce, radishes and
unions, she paused a moment at the
gate, saying: "How funny this sun dial
thing looks? Every time I go by I
±!nk of a tombstone *'
"I'm sorry it has such dismal asso
rlatlons for you," returned the proud
owner of the antique Italian pedes
tal. *T thought It looked very pretty
"Well, maybe I'll get used to It,” con
eeded Mrs. Daly.
Miss Belinda smiled and quietly re
sumed her digging ot the asters for
Angie. When the "hild gratefully ac
cepted the seedlings and the paper
caps. Miss Belinda said: “Maybe next
year we ll have tbe hollyhocks by th«
• ail again.”
“Ob, 1 wish you would,” urged
"Now, f wonder what Jerry wants?**
said Miss Belinda to herself as she saw
a young man on a motorcycle turning
Into her place.
“How «lo. Miss Belinda?*' said tbe
newcomer, pleasantly, as he dismount
ed. “I Just, run over here to ask you
to save some of the seed of your big
pink poppies for grandmother. She's
talking about those popples all the
time She said for you to tie some pink
yarn to the stalks oi tbe pink ones, be
cause she cant abide those rad
ones ”
“This will do Just ns well as yarn,"
said Miss Belinda, pulling out a few
strands of raffia from her poiket.
•They're down this way." She led him
past the pergola and be stopped and
looked at the trumpet vtne and cle
matis which covered tta rustic archi
•Why. Miss Belinda!" There was a
note cf Injury in his voice. '1 thought
this was to be a rose arbor! I’ve told
lots of people that you wer« going to
bave crimson ramblers over this.
"Too bad. Jerry, that you are die
appointed, but I never meant to bave
ros* s here."
"They would have been stunning, all
Perhaps so.” smlllng'y urged Miss
Belinda. She was still smiling whet,
the motorcycle chugged away.
“People don't appear quite to ap
prove of my garden" she murmured,
as she hurried toward her longed for
shady potrb. “but they seem to bad
it rather useful."
.Hubby Heard From.
"Ttaer paper tells about a womaa
who wants a divorce because hev as*
band snores "
"Thai scent* a sound reason."
\ .
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San Antonio, Texas
Was the Discoverer of the Modem
Antiseptic System of Treatment
in Surgery- and Originator of
Germ Thcory of Putr'faction.
I/Oiul n. Feb. It.—Joseph Jackson
Lister, who was famous for the dis
covery of the antiseptic system now
used In the treatment of surgical
cane*, died here today. He was born
ill IHZi.
Professor Lister began the cap li
neiit* which hate made his tiam«
aui<ms wh n he was profens r oi
surgery In the Glasgow l*ni\er*lt>
continuing them after his removal tc
the clinical chair, at Edinburg.
He believed in th germ theory ol
nutrl fact ion and gradually perfect
>d the *-*thada of performing tin
lreaidng of wound* by the use I
carbolic arid and bora, ic a. id am'
gauze dipped in antis pile*.
1-600-Acte T'aet Sold to Col* R H
Kern and Others to Be Colonized
at One*.
Special to The Herald.
Mercedes. Texas. Feb II. — Oi
Thursday last. F. K St-ob -y »>ld it
Col. K l|. K«-rn and sev *ral aasocl
ate* of St. laiui* a 2*<M.-a« re trat
two mil*** south of Mercedes belong
iog to t ol. 3 W. Fnrdyce. The tie*
owners intend r > put canal on lain
i once and ruioniz u.
! 8ewvt'l That Visit Wi11 Be of Bene
fit in Promoting Friendly Rela
tions Between the Nations. He
Leaves Februa'y 21.
Ami trialt*i| Pr
Washington. Feb, 11. — r *i»ir.«l
Sii>. clean diplomat* hero expressed
thetiM-luia today as believing tliai a
visit of fleer darv Knox to "their
countrt.s would be of area, benefit
In promoting friendly relati ng Ja*
tween the nations.
Knox leave* Palm Reach for Pan
ama, Kdiruary 21,
La:er he will visit the capitals of
nearly all the Central Amurkaa
court tries, where receptions wiM Im*
[ held in his honor.
'[ The rr*« cut speech of Knox In New
| York is int rpreted to mean that
I ** A merica Is f r American*" and t ha
' European countries must keep their
hi lid* off.
This speech was widely discussed
> here today.
It I* generally believed that Knox
will assure all the Latin American
countries * hat the i'nit *d States ha»
no dedre to aeeo.ro additional terri
A cement curb '* being erected in
• front of the **«€“ barber shop, on
. Twelfth street
The county commisiionerx' court
I will convene for its February term
> tbi* morning.
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i91 o 1 0 it* y :»
John ha A ytvrn mt oiif **dy u new d ruilA I
yfor ttiy va£rrt£inf. Pam wry tiny £Aia £<* £«£ I
you wiar. ^ou strike &ot> foA u new dAesse\ I
too. Sell him how nice the Small to ft I ""‘x^
tl raweA* will Ao for h is cottar*. I
III y dAesser is such u if*«u£Aj £Ac mirror j*
Aain'i a single flaw ii* i£. «l'm yol’rty £o ■
make John yivr «*r fuXniiure for f»Ae*enls |
r i y A £ 41 £ o t* y unlit our home is -sf,ick uud p
sfja" fXom ftu r la r to kitchen. j
(hu/uyi your fxtend. ft
JLou. -I
(P. Ji. y £ d or a i*' £ c o * £ a fortune to furnish j
ever y room in the house if you Auy your ^
furnltuA* from
Brownsville, Texas J '
p _ ^11_ ..
LOUIS IV OW itlSlvl !•-. » r In Corn, (Mia, l> ii»a, itrm*
and Hay, (V *%•»(. Lime, If’tra Sirtck, «tu Ikta 133, I'Uon©
illl*, Texaa. * /'
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Lighting System
i 0. W. Tucker, Brownsville
Mason Grain C .
Rice Bran. oATol«s s ar.il Tcci of All Kinds
S. H Cn<r a! M« n P ur Malam^ro*
Mi-mslis 1’roperly for half*.
Aero Murk seventy within rity llm
(Is. tax II ami 11 Mo* a* 4 1. I rat
block ::•* and kxa », s l.
11 m |t inr In Five In block Mi
Will buy H lew hundred jrcarlli)*
Tex** f*e#ra, Aiiilrui* w it It ilwrrip
lion and price.
Embry Owen.
K tar sir ft. II#
. ..
f • Gr A Fi *<Zj ■
Dealer In new and second band fur
niture. fine varnishing, imitation
upholstering, and repair* of all
kind! Have your furniture made
new et once. Work guaranteed.
Next dv>or to Elector Theatre.
a- -Im
K E. Frtul* of Foatona. Ok » lt
is here bum i Tig land, left Amur day
after noon for Han Hen i to,
Mr*. M. K Terri I of OMfth# was in
tbe city shopping Saturday.
Rev. J T. fraif went to Dam
yesterday io fill a pastoral 'ngtge
, Die lit.
Help Make the city heauiiiut
Plant your vacant bt» frith Ever
green Shade Trees- Ornamental Palms
and Flowering Shrubs, Hedges and
a Variety of fruits- Now is the time
to book pur orders for fail* waiter
and spring planting. Consult an Ex
perienced horticulturist- Sateens
(naiajitecd under my direction
I Forestry. Tree Surgery* Plant Dia*
W. M. WHITE. City.
Sanitary Plumbing
Everything in Electrical and
Plun bitiK Hoods.
1412 EliiaWth Sat-. Browns villi, Tel

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